Suche Bilder Maps Play YouTube News Gmail Drive Mehr »
Anmelden
Books Bücher 1 - 10 von 180 in I would rather sit on a pumpkin and have it all to myself, than be crowded on a velvet...
" I would rather sit on a pumpkin and have it all to myself, than be crowded on a velvet cushion. "
Putnam's Monthly - Seite 448
1854
Vollansicht - Über dieses Buch

Putnam's Magazine: Original Papers on Literature, Science, Art and ..., Band 4

1854
...threatens, without attaining these, to become no better than a modern drawing-room, with its divans, and ottomans, and sunshades, and a hundred other oriental...myself, than be crowded on a velvet cushion. I would rather ride on earth in an ox-cart with a free circulation, than go to heaven in the fancy car of an...
Vollansicht - Über dieses Buch

TALES AND SKETCHES FOR THE FIRESIDE,

1857
...threatens, without attaining these, to become no better than a modern drawing-room, with its divans, and ottomans, and sunshades, and a hundred other oriental...myself, than be crowded on a velvet cushion. I would rather ride on earth in an ox-cart with a free circulation, than go to heaven in the fancy car of an...
Vollansicht - Über dieses Buch

The New England Farmer, Band 14

1862
...eulogy rather strongly 1662. NEW ENGLAND FARMER. JAW. expressed by the Walden-Pondist, when he says, "I would rather sit on a pumpkin, and have it all to myself, than be crowded on a velvet cushion. I wouid rather ride on earth in an ox-cart, with a free circulation, than to go to heaven in the fancy...
Vollansicht - Über dieses Buch

The Century, Band 54

1897
...the hearthstone. Thoreau wants the freedom of absolute detachment. « I would rather,* he says, « sit on a pumpkin, and have it all to myself, than be crowded on a velvet cushion. . . . The very simplicity and nakedness of man's life in the primitive ages imply this advantage, at...
Vollansicht - Über dieses Buch

The Woods and By-ways of New England

Wilson Flagg - 1872 - 442 Seiten
...the world. He saw truths, but they were for the imagination, not the reason. " I would," he said, " rather sit on a pumpkin and have it all to myself, than be crowded on a velvet cushion. I would rather ride on earth in an ox-cart with a free circulation, than go to heaven in the fancy car of an...
Vollansicht - Über dieses Buch

Underbrush

James Thomas Fields - 1877 - 303 Seiten
...great blessing, albeit I think its eulogy rather strongly expressed by the Walden-Pondit, when he says, "I would rather sit on a pumpkin and have it all to...myself, than be crowded on a velvet cushion. I would rather ride on earth in an oxcart with a free circulation, than go to heaven in the fancy car of an...
Vollansicht - Über dieses Buch

Rose in Bloom: A Sequel to "Eight Cousins"

Louisa May Alcott - 1877 - 375 Seiten
...seemed to have Filtered through to the thoughts within. " Here's a characteristic bit for you : — " ' I would rather sit on a pumpkin, and have it all to...myself, than be crowded on a velvet cushion. I would rather ride on earth in an ox-cart, with free circulation, than go to heaven in the fancy car of an...
Vollansicht - Über dieses Buch

Transactions, Ausgaben 15-19

Literary and Historical Society of Quebec - 1881
...and constantly demanded the utmost freedom and room for the employment of the workings of his mind. " I would rather sit on a pumpkin and have it all to myself, than be crowded on a velvet cushion," he said once, and the words tell truly the character and spirit of the man. He never trimmed his opinions...
Vollansicht - Über dieses Buch

Walden, Band 1

Henry David Thoreau - 1882 - 357 Seiten
...and a hundred other oriental things, which we are taking west with us, invented for the ladies of the harem and the effeminate natives of the Celestial...myself than be crowded on a velvet cushion. I would rather ride on earth in an ox cart, with a free circulation, than go to heaven in the fancy car of...
Vollansicht - Über dieses Buch

Thoreau, the Hermit of Walden: A Paper Read Before the Literary and ...

George Stewart - 1882 - 30 Seiten
...and constantly demanded the utmost freedom and room for the employment of the workings of his mind. " I would rather sit on a pumpkin and have it all to myself, than be crowded on a velvet cushion," he said once, and the words tell truly the character and spirit of the man. He never trimmed his opinions...
Vollansicht - Über dieses Buch




  1. Meine Mediathek
  2. Hilfe
  3. Erweiterte Buchsuche
  4. PDF herunterladen